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Yarns & Woven Structures

Assignment 4: A Reflective Commentary

At the start of this section I particularly liked the research point where we looked at two internationally known textile artists.  Whilst I have a reasonable book collection and know a little about quite a lot of people this was … Continue reading

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Project 9 – Review

Q:  Did you have enough variety in your collection of yarns and other materials?  Which kind of yarns, etc, did you use most?  How do their characteristics affect the look and feel of each sample? A:   I have quite a … Continue reading

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Project 9 – Stage 4 Final Weaving

Source Word: Tribal My storyboard includes images, materials and other items from each of the three areas which played a prominent role in the lives of the Canis Tribe.  My weaving colours are sourced mainly from the Land section but … Continue reading

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Project 9 – Stage 4 Inspiration

Developing design ideas into weaving. We have been given two options for the way we work our final weaving and I have chosen Option 2 which involves selecting a word or theme and creating a woven piece around that idea.  … Continue reading

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Project 9 – Stage 3 Experimental weaving Part 2

Experimenting with different materials. Sample Piece. The final piece for this exercise has been done with the above picture loosely in mind.  I wanted to portray the dark calm water out to sea with the lighter colour high waves in … Continue reading

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Project 9 – Stage 3 Experimental weaving Part 1

Experimenting with different materials. The theme I’ve chosen for this section is the sea.  I’ve picked a series of materials to depict the ocean as follows: smooth surface dark blues for the calmer more distant sea, a lighter blue/purple indicating … Continue reading

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Project 9 – Stage 2 Weaving with other materials

Here the idea is to try weaving with items that are a little different to standard wools and yarns. I continued using the same warp as my previous sample, cotton 12/12.  The sample card above shows the weft items. From … Continue reading

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